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Ludwigs Jewelers Celebrates 145th Anniversary

By Lark Kennedy | August 9, 2022

Community members and patrons are invited to join Ludwigs Jewelers in celebrating its 145th Anniversary on August 11, 12 and 13 in downtown Chambersburg with drawings, gifts with purchase and special discounts! The business began in 1877 by George Ludwig and has been passed down through the family.  The fourth generation of owners are Emily…

Beside the Point: Baxter Environmental Group, Inc.

By Lark Kennedy | August 3, 2022

Baxter Environmental Group, Inc. (BEGI) is committed to creating healthy environments for building occupants and renovators, typically by partnering with homeowners, contractors, property managers, facilities managers and real estate professionals. “Baxter Environmental Group is a resource for members of the community when confronted by indoor environmental concerns. The team understands how an unhealthy building can…

Beside the Point: UPMC Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Now Seeing Patients in Carlisle

By Lark Kennedy | July 26, 2022

UPMC Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine has opened a new office in Carlisle, offering patients access to experts who evaluate, diagnose, educate, support and treat respiratory disease and illnesses. The new UPMC office brings together a team of experts who treat asthma, bronchitis (acute and chronic), emphysema, occupational lung disease, pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…

Beside the Point: Tommy’s Express Car Wash

By Lark Kennedy | July 22, 2022

Tommy’s Express in Chambersburg, Pa. is a locally owned and operated express tunnel car wash. Many guests love their unlimited TommyClub, where you can wash as often as you want for one monthly price, starting at $19.99. Members can use the app lane, where our license plate readers zip you through the line quickly. Free vacuums…

Local Businesses Celebrated For Property Improvement Awards

By Lark Kennedy | July 21, 2022

The Cumberland Valley Business Alliance (CVBA) hosted the Economic Development Breakfast at Green Grove Gardens on Thursday, July 21. The event, sponsored by F&M Trust, recognized six businesses for their property improvements accomplished in 2021. The winners were recognized for outstanding real estate improvements. Franklin County Housing Authority won in the category that included up…

Beside the Point: SEK, CPAs & Advisors

By Lark Kennedy | July 20, 2022

A full-service, certified public accounting and consulting firm, SEK, CPAs & Advisors first opened its doors in Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1963. Six years later, the firm expanded into Franklin County and never looked back. The Chambersburg office, located at 804 Wayne Avenue, is home base for six Members (Partners), six Managers, and an additional 30+…

Beside the Point: RKL LLP – At Home in the Cumberland Valley

By Lark Kennedy | July 13, 2022

We are RKL, a nationally leading, PA-based advisory firm that helps organizations and their leaders take on everyday challenges and opportunities while preparing them for whatever comes next. And, thanks to our January 1, 2022 merger with Rotz & Stonesifer, we are now proud to call the Cumberland Valley home with office locations on Kennebec…

Beside the Point: Global Data Consultants, LLC

By Lark Kennedy | July 6, 2022

Global Data Consultants, LLC (GDC) is a Premier IT Service Provider, established in 1995. At GDC, we help businesses proactively manage and protect their information technology. Recognizing that IT is an industry that is competitive and constantly changing, GDC realized early that the key to growing was to understand the industry and stick to these…

Beside the Point: Phoenix Physical Therapy

By Lark Kennedy | June 30, 2022

Our team of therapists and staff at Physical Therapy Etc. joined Phoenix Physical Therapy in January of 2020. We are proud to provide the same high quality physical and occupational therapy services to Chambersburg and the surrounding areas. Our clinic, now known as Phoenix Physical Therapy Chambersburg, has remained at the same location at 142…

Beside the Point: History of Shively Motors

By Lark Kennedy | June 22, 2022

Shively Motors Inc. was founded by Robert B. Shively in 1939 as a Dodge Plymouth dealership. The original business was in an old garage located downtown. After WWII, the dealership then moved to our current location at 801 Lincoln Way West in Chambersburg. Later, Shively Motors added Chrysler in 1955 and Jeep in 2000.    In…

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